Adhayaka, Ādhāyaka: 7 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Adhayaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ādhāyaka (आधायक).—a S That fixes, establishes, sets, places.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ādhāyaka (आधायक).—a. Putting, placing, assigning.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ādhāyaka (आधायक).—i. e. ā-dhā + aka, adj. Bestowing.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ādhāyaka (आधायक):—[=ā-dhāyaka] [from ā-dhā] mf(ikā)n. ([Pāṇini 3-3, 10]) ifc. bestowing, giving

2) [v.s. ...] causing, effecting, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ādhāyaka (आधायक):—[ā-dhāyaka] (kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a. Taking, receiving; depositing.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Ādhāyaka (आधायक):—(von dhā, dadhāti mit ā) adj. zutheilend, ertheilend, herbeiführend: rasa evātmā sārarūpatayā jīvanādhāyako sya [Sāhityadarpana 6, 22.] vyutpattyādhāyakatvāt [2, 3.] utkarṣamātrādhāyakatvaṃ na tu svarūpādhāyakatvam [4, 12. 13.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ādhāyaka (आधायक):—Adj. verleihend , bewirkend , verursachend. Dazu Nom.abstr. tva n.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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